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Health Risk Assessment of PET Bottles in GCC
Bottle water is getting very popular all through the world; especially in the gulf countries as the main source of drinking water. However, concerns over leaching of toxic chemicals are increasing. In this study, a ...
Energy Efficient Refrigerator - Buying Decision An Environmental Accounting Case
This case is designed to introduce students to the topic of environmental management accounting and provide experience in decision making with environmental costs and benefits.
An overview of future sustainable nuclear power reactors
In this paper an overview of the current and future nuclear power reactor technologies is carried out. In particular, the nuclear technology is described and the classification of the current and future nuclear reactors ...
A Social Constructionist Perspective on the Diffusion of Innovative Fiscal Responsibility Legislation
Compared to competitive, coercive and learning models, social constructionist theory is particularly well-suited to explaining the diffusion of policy norms across cross-country networks. This paper augments this approach ...
Sustainability of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams Sunder Sea Water Splash Zone
Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) has found great applications in the building and construction industry. However; there is a limited theoretical and experimental research in this area. This report investigates the ...
Optimization analysis for pumped energy storage systems in small isolated power systems
(Politechnika Warszawska, 2013-06)
In this work, a technical and economic analysis concerning the integration of pumped energy storage plants in small island power systems and in particular in the Cyprus power system is carried out. For the simulation of ...
Performance Evaluation of Optically Preamplified M-ary PPM Systems for Free-Space Optical Communications
M-ary pulse position modulation (M-ary PPM) has been widely considered as an attractive solution for increasing the bit rates in free-space optical (FSO) communications. Besides increasing the bit rate, M-ary PPM increases ...
Seismic Risk Assessment of Buildings in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is generally known to be a region of low seismicity despite being in close proximity to active seismic zones. However, recent moderate earthquakes that occurred within the UAE highlighted the ...
Sustainability of Composite Columns under Repeated Load and Harsh Environment
Strengthening and rehabilitation are important operations for structural building to ensure sustainability. Enhancing the performance for the structural elements against the various loads and extreme conditions is the key ...
Sustainability Assessment of Machining Processes
There is an increased interest in sustainability assessment of manufacturing systems and processes. Various machining practices are being proposed as sustainable and require careful investigation. The current sustainability ...